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week festivities are under way in san francisco. the navy's hover craft and landing craft, landed in ocean beach. >>> the hover craft is part of the city's disaster response training exercise during fleet week. >> this is exactly what fleet week is all about. in addition to celebrating the men and women in uniform and giving them the grace they deserve, we want to take the opportunity to practice the humanitarian roll that our military has. >> navy officials say the hover craft could deliver supplies, equipment and personnel to san francisco in the event of the major disaster. and the main attraction for the weekend's air show is already in town. the blue angels arrived yesterday. the navy's precision flying team is set to practice tomorrow. following that, plu angels. -- blue angels. they will have a meet an greet. >>> and we have a crew in san jose, following the shooting involving the san mateo transit officer. we may have the latest what may have caused it on the 10:00 news. >>> the cost not the morality of california's suspended death penalty. >>> of course, the oakland a's.
the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. now here's a look at some of the other events that are going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. hardly strictly bluegrass festival will take place at golden gate park. the 49ers will play the buffalo bills sunday. italian heritage parade is happening in north beach on sunday. and we do have two mega cruise ships docking here in center lane. that is expected to bring about 7,000 people into this city. parking will be very, very scarce. we suggest you take mass transit. >>> if you are theying about driving to any of the san francisco events, expect a lot of company and big crowds. that is why you are encourage tad take public transportation. transit agencies are gearing up for more people aren't they? >> they are. bart spokesman told me they are expecting to shatter weekend ridership records with so many events going on this weekend. what that means for you if you are
the beloved blue angels. the u.s. navy pilots have been making practice runs for the big show set for saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week and the parade of ships is tomorrow. here's a look at the other events going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate park. the 49ers will play the buffly bills on sunday and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. it's definitely going to be crowded. make sure you take mass transit if you are coming down here. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty. >>> transportation agencies are gearing up for the busy weekend. and adding more services starting tonight. bart will have up to a dozen special events trained and longer hours to accommodate the crowds. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> time now 5:02 overnight news two bart passengers robbed at gunpoint as they were stepping off a train. this happened at 11:30 last
on tuesday. it's lively speculated that the pope will grant him a pardon if he's convicted. >>> the navy's newest destroyer cruise ready for her commissioning next weekend. the uss michael murphy is named for a navy seal who died in afghanistan in 2005. lieutenant murphy was awarded the medal of honor for putting himself in a line of danger. >> she's our hope, our leader and our shining star. >> the importance of this woman's visit to san francisco and why a small group was protesting her appearance. >> and a second chance, where these miniature horses are going as their owners face eviction. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to go on your cell phone. download the ktvu app, and watch all of our newscasts live. be connected any time, any where. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them
this evening. the navy's precision flight team is scheduled to arrive at sfo tonight at 6:15. fleet week officially kicks off on thursday. the blue angels will be perm following at the airshow on saturday -- performing at the airshow on saturday and sunday. you can also watch them practice on thursday and friday. >>> a closer look at the stock markets ahead. details on one of the toughest anti-smoking laws ever passed in a city right here in the bay area. >>> a couple of reports tugging u.s. stocks lower. the company's largest fertilizer company has china and india weighing in. >>> san rafael now has the toughest anti-smoking laws in marin county. city leaders approved a ban on smoking in all apartments and condominiums as well as parks, bus stops and many other outdoor spaces. the ordinance includes special restrictions for the downtown area. smoking is also banned while on sidewalks and in plazas except when smoke remembers actively passing by on the way to a destination. >>> today at 5:00, a major recall following a salmonella outbreak, not only in the united states but in europe as w
laden man hunt is set to debut two days before the election. navy seals killed osama bin laden in may 2011. the film which will air on the national geographic channel is distributed by the weinstein company, the chairman is a prominent fundraiser for the obama campaign. national geographic says the timing is not meant to be political. >>> turkey wants an emergency nato meeting after bombs launched from syria hit a turkish border town. five civilians and three children were killed. the syria calls it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkway yesterday morning. officers pulled him over, and tommed him to put his hands -- and told him to put his hands up and shot him. they claimed he was reaching under his seat but passenger says his hands were
vehicles. san francisco police will be out in full force while the navy's blue angels soar overhead saturday and sunday, parade of shifts kick off as part of fleet week. don't forget the bluegrass festival, 49ers taking on buffalo bill's and the parade in north beach. to top it off two mega cruise ships will be docking bringing 7000 people here. all in all a jam packed weekend. in san francisco, ktvu. >> this is not the only place with big events. stanford will host arizona wildcats tomorrow and bears will take on ucla at memorial stadium. justin beiber concert, madonna and florence and the machine will be performing. there is a lot on the schedule this weekend. we have it all organized for you on our website at ktvu.com where we have summaries telling you about some of the weekend's big events. go to the front page and look for that weekend extra tab. there is hope down the road for residents who are looking for alternatives to a rough commute. in a few minutes we'll tell you why the scene is antioch today as a sign of relief on the way. >>> new detail about his the death of a 34 y
week. the navy holds a drill and shows up with a vehicle that it plans to roll out in the event of a major disaster in san francisco. >>> and new information on that collision wean the big rig and amtrak train in the central valley this week. what the driver has now told investigators. >>> happening now, occupy protesters are throwing their weight behind richmond residents who say they are angry about the chevron refinery fire that happened back in august. a group is gathered right now near the refinery, holding the rally. after marching to the station to this point. you're looking at live images from newschopper 2. we're going to focus it on the group that appears to be blocking the street. this scene is taking place on the right-hand side of 580 as you're just about to cross the richmond-san rafael bridge. this one intersection does appear to be closed off. the fire, when it happened, sent a big toxic cloud over the city of richmond. as a result, thousands of residents went to the hospital in the next few days with respiratory problems. residents are submitting a list of dema
from nasa and the u.s. navy will pay tribute to neil armstrong. he loved the navy and the sea, and his ashes were scattered in the atlantic ocean. today's ceremony will be held on the uss hornet at alameda point, we are feeling the pain at the pump with gas pricing soaring. some stations are breaking the $5 a gallon mark. cab drivers to delivery, busy to the commuter, nobody is liking what they pay at the pump. food truck operators say the cost of business goes up another $200 a month just because of the gas price increase. >> we don't want to pass that along to the customers, but at some point we have to. >> every time it goes down, refinery blows up, they jack is back up. it's like this on purpose or something. >> the spikes might be temporary, but if it a while, delivery charges and food prices could start going up for everybody. >>> higher gas prices have driven many people to wait in long lines to fill up tanks and dis-- at discount retailers. this is at a cots co. several stations with lower prices have reported even running out of unleaded fuel because of the demand. many econom
never have. >> the drill involved a cooperative effort between members of the navy, marines, coast guard and city crews. the mayor said there's also an emergency medical center set up nearby to show people what that operation would look like. >>> and fleet week is just a few of many large scale events happening in san francisco this weekend. the weekend madness includes americas cup races, the hardly strictly blue grass festival and the italian heritage parade plus two giants playoffs game and a 49ers game. the city has never had so many events stacked up in such a short period of time. muni, bart and caltrain are all expanding service. >>> nor problems for american airlines today. the close call that a passengers glad to be back on the ground. >>> the hot weather pattern beginning to ease, coming up the temperatures you'd expect in your neighborhood, where the fog is now and the timetable of our major cooling trend. newness in san francisco will soon have to cover up. the proposal being made and how it could end up costing them big bucks. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 w
-day as well. >>> the navy's blue angels flight team was high above san francisco today, practicing their maneuvers ahead of this weekend's two-day air show. the blue angels are the main attraction, of course, as they are every year, and they will be performing from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., both saturday and sunday afternoon, of course weather permitting. >>> playoff excitement will reach a fever pitch, as both bay area baseball teams start their first division series this weekend. the oakland a's will face the tigers at 3:00 p.m. on saturday and 9:00 a.m. sunday. the san francisco giants will host the cincinnati reds at 6:30 saturday and sunday nights. >>> and if you're going to the games or getting a group of friends together to watch them, send us your photos of the fan frenzy. e-mail us at photos@ktvu.com, or post your pictures directly on our facebook page and you might even see those pictures on the air. >>> another high profile facebook executive is leaving the social networking company, following its disappointing initial public offering. today, facebook confirmed the departure of
in the way of harm and he could have killed those kids. >>> ah, man, the indonesian navy was so proud to get their brand new stealth ship. >> oh, no. >> ah, it went up in flames just four weeks after they get th this -- safety new tech state of the art missile ship. the first of four. >> did it not have like, a dive function? so they could maybe dive it down and put out the fire real quick? >> that would be brilliant, on boats. >> a dive function. that's great. >> it's a super stealth secret mission thing. neighbor does. i don't know. >> or maybe just some pumps that could take all the water sitting around and just -- >> yeah. >> douse itself? >> no, apparently didn't have any of those fooch features othn stealth. >> what are they doing? trying to swim out and save it? >> what? >> maybe -- they burned it on purpose, so all their enemies think, oh, man, their stealth ship is ruined. now let's commit all of these crime, but little did they know, they got three more, ready to go. >> or a decoy. >> it's not really a stealth ship at all. >> it's made of pizza boxes. right. >> it's the way they're
angels. the navy's precision flight team flew in about 6:30 this afternoon. the blue angels are the attraction of the show. the pilots and fighter jets will be practicing over the bay and san francisco on thursday and friday. their performances are scheduled on saturday and sunday assumes there's no fog or cloud cover. we posted information about fleet week and the exact time when the blue angels will be performing. you will also find other events like the bluegrass music festival. >>> heartbreak today for the owners of a farm. >> what she said is we have 15 days from today to remove all our personal belongings. >> the eviction note that has them searching for a permanent home for dozens of miniature horses. >> a reversal today three months after a controversial ban on pot club. what triggered the about face in los angeles. >> those amazing a's have done it again. another big win tonight sets up a show down tomorrow in the final game of the season. details in six minutes. iw >>> a homeowner in eastern contra costa county says he is grateful that a burned out garage and car i
. >>> a navy hover craft roared onto ocean beach in san francisco today. the hover craft was there, hoping to kick off this year's fleet week. it's landing was part of a disaster response training exercise. it could be used to deliver emergency supplies and crews after an earthquake or other natural disaster, where bridges are destroyed. fleet week continues right on through this weekend. you can head to ktvu.com for details details about all of this week's festivities. we have the hardly strictly blue grass festival, and of course fleet week. >>> our presidential debate coverage continues right after the break. >> we watched the debate with several political experts at a packed event in the south bay. when it comes to who won, they do not agree. >> in seven minutes, a fundamental change to california's criminal justice system. the measure voters will consider to end the death penalty as we know it. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, a
of this weekend's air show. fleet week is more than the navy's blue angels it's ships and sailors in port and on leave. >> to be truthful because i'm an honest guy, my plan is to do the sailor thing and that's to drink. >> the blue angels are part of a bigger show. >>> a spike at the pump. the increase and what's beyond it. >> the chase that led deputies through two cities in just the last hour. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> developing news now, a wild chase in the east bay in just the past hour. alameda county
son to -- apprenticed his son to a group of bomb makers. >>> the navy's newest destroyer will be commissioned. u. snches s. michael murphy cruzed into the harbor. it's neamed after a navy -- named after a navy seal killed in 2009. the destroyer was built at the bath rye ron work dms maine. -- iron works in maine. >>> california has become the first state in the country to ban therapies that attempt to change the sexual orientation of minors. yesterday governor jerry brown signed the bill banning mental health practitioners from performing preparative therapy on minors. it's been labeled dangerous and abusive and could raise the risk of depression and suicide in young people. >>> in election 2012 news, we're three days away from the first presidential debate. president obama will head from washington to nevada. he has a campaign stop at a las vegas high school. he is going to stay in nevada before traveling to denver on wednesday. republican challenger mitt romney is spending the weekend cramming for the debate. political analysts say he needs a strong showing with recent
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